Past events

sunset in the city

Red Bike Theatre Production by Pan Underground

Caridad Svich’s Red Bike is a play about being a child growing up in small town America and figuring out where you stand in a divided country.

Learning Eat & Drink
A busy street corner.

Groundbreakings at Aspen Square and The Reynard

Join Us to Celebrate The Parks: Groundbreakings at Aspen Square & The Reynard!

rorshach theatre dracula

Rorshach Theatre Presents Dracula

“Dracula: A Feminist Revenge Fantasy, Really”

Learning Eat & Drink
crowd on a sunny day on the Great Lawn

Spring Celebration & Egg Roll

Confetti is floating through the air.

The Parks Marketplace: Ribbon Cutting

Join the development team at The Parks at Walter Reed for a community festival and ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the centerpiece of the north side of campus: with new retail, a community plaza, and three new residential buildings!

Eat & Drink
A crowd gathers for a ribbon cutting for a playground.

Playground Popsicle Party

A new playground at The Parks will be opening this month, so join us to celebrate with a cheerful popsicle party on Sunday, August 1, at 4:30 pm.

Washington Bach Consort.

Washington Bach Consort

Sisters in Harmony: Women of the Baroque, a program of music including several pieces written by women composers of the 17th century

DC Strings concert, instrument

SOME’s Summer Concert with DC Strings

SOME (So Others Might Eat) invites you to attend a special evening of music and fun at the historic Parks at Walter Reed.

A flyer for an event.

Flash Grass DJ Event

Featuring music, specialty bar, food, vendors, performances, and more! Rain or shine, 18+ (pets included)!




Learning Arts
Black and white image of a building on a hill with people on the grass.

History Walking Tour at The Parks

Music Arts
A close up of grass.


2nd installment of their 𝔾ℝ𝔸𝕊𝕊 series, featuring music, specialty bar, food, vendors, performances, and more!

A band plays music outside for a crowd.

Rochelle Rice

Rice’s sound leans heavily on solid lyrics, jazz-influenced harmony, and soaring vocals!

People listen to a performance.

Down in the Reeds Music Festival

This year’s special celebration will continue to celebrate the power of music to heal across communities and cultures.

A dog looks at the camera.

Shepherd Park Halloween Pet Parade and Costume Contest

The Shepherd Park Citizens Association is hosting its third annual Spet-tacular Halloween Parade and Costume Contest at the dog park at The Parks at Walter Reed.

Eat & Drink Arts
children laugh at an outdoor event.

Holiday Market and Celebration in The Parks

Celebrate the holidays with friends and neighbors on the Marketplace Plaza with a new weekend-long holiday market!

Music Eat & Drink Arts Market
vendor selling at The Parks holiday market

"Mezzanine" Spring Vintage & Vinyl Fair

The region’s best vintage vendors and vinyl record sellers converge at The Parks for a spring kick-off to get you dancing and dreaming of summer!

Learning Arts Wellness
The Great Lawn during an event

Shepherd Park Garden Tour

Battle of Fort Stevens showing tree

Civil War Walking Tour Starting at The Parks 

Music Eat & Drink
An overhead view of a marketplace.

Bike From Home Day

Come to the Marketplace Plaza for Bike To Work Day!

Music Arts Wellness

East Rock Creek Village: Jazz with James Zimmerman

Eat & Drink
An outdoor area with chairs and tables in front of a building.

Summer Wine Tasting at Kite House

Summer Wine Tasting at Kite House from Pere Wine Bar.

Music Learning Eat & Drink Arts

Home Rule Music Festival

The Home Rule Music Festival is a family-friendly event focused on the music and culture of Washington, DC on June 22.